Today, GE employs some 283,000 people worldwide . The company generated a global revenue of almost 122 billion U.S. dollars in 2018.
General Electric's product segments include aircraft engines, home appliances, electric motors, weapons, and wind turbines, among others. With revenue of approximately 30.6 billion U.S. dollars, the aviation segment was GE's leading segment in terms of sales in the 2018 fiscal year.
Although GE assumes no liability for the 2011 Fukushima Daiichi disaster, it felt the effects through drops in its stock price shortly afterward: Having designed the six reactors in the Fukushima II Nuclear Power Plant incident, GE received heavy criticism, regarding the design of the power plant cooling systems.